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    • 1980

    William Henry Perkin depicted in his laboratory. Perkin, center, examines test dyeing of silk taffeta with mauve aniline dye. Left, his father, the backer of the plant, stands behind Perkin and admires the fabric. In…

    • 1992-Feb-18

    Gordon A. Cain begins the interview by discussing his early influences from the chemical and engineering disciplines. He next recounts his undergraduate education at Louisiana State University during the Great…

    • 1995-Jan-27

    Dexter Baker begins the interview by discussing his childhood and early education in the suburbs of Philadelphia. After graduating from Upper Darby High in 1945, Baker was drafted into the US Navy and admitted to the…

    • circa 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee at work in the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory, with view of assorted laboratory equipment and apparatus. Per an article in the…

    • circa 1952

    General view of chemist Mark Wolf preparing a sample for analysis at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facilities. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the Dow…

    • 1954

    General view of chemist Bernie Thiegs working with various specimens at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facilities. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the

    • 1953-Mar

    General view of entomologist E.E. ("Gene") Kenaga at work in the storage room for grain insect cultures at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory. Per notations accompanying…

    • 1941-Aug

    General view of chemist Bernie Thiegs preparing an insecticide intended to combat potato beetles at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facilities. Per an article in the…

    • 1941-Aug

    General view of two employees at work in a Dow Chemical Company Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facility. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the Dow Diamond, the department was…

    • 1941-Aug

    General view of the central corridor of a greenhouse associated with the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the Dow Diamond,

    • circa 1960-Jul

    Elevated view of the exterior of the Hercules Powder Company plant facilities in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick plant extracted rosin, turpentine, and pine oil…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of several employees using a crane to move a heat treatment tank in preparation for the expansion of rosin-making facilities at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of safety inspector John Cloer at work in the foam house at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia, with view of assorted fire-fighting and fire-suppression apparatus. One of two Hercules…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of office machine operator Pat Bodie examining a sample of rosin at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick plant…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of technician Mary Moffit using an infrared spectrophotometer to analyze a sample of the insect repellent Metadelphene in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. Per…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of boilermaker Hubbie H. Hattaway operating an acetylene cutting torch in the machine shop at the Hercules Powder Company plant located in Brunswick, Georgia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of research assistant Evelyn Kieffer using a reactor flask to analyze an unidentified substance in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of the tank car loading station used to transport hot rosin at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick plant extracted…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of the exterior of the manufacturing facilities for Toxaphene, an insecticide concentrate, at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    Exterior view of a rosin manufacturing facility at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia with view of digesters on right-hand side. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of Stan Fenelon (left), Pexite rosin and refinery supervisor, and Clarence Darley (right), day relief operator, examining the rosin solution evaporator apparatus at the Hercules Powder Company plant in…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of employee Edward Newmans clearing spent wood chips from an extractor tank at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick…

    • 1940s

    General view of several unidentified employees installing Plexiglass panels on the nose of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the two halves that form the nose of the bomber are…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol,…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified male employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use on the nose of an aircraft attack bomber. Several finished panels are visible in the background. Per notations…